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The "Original poems" and others

The "Original poems" and others

eBook, 1903, English


By Ann and Jane Taylor and Adelaide O'Keeffe ; edited by E.V. Lucas ; with illustrations by F.D. Bedford. Illustrated title page and frontispiece in colours. Illustration of a chimney-sweep on p. [55]. Illustrations of farm and country life: "The shepherd boy" on p. [39]; "The gleaner" on p. [101]; "Do look at those pigs as they lie in the straw" p. [105]; "She splashed, and she dashed, and she turned herself round" p. [149]; "They, quickly rising, one and all, Wind slowly through the lane" p. [163]; "I'm a little husbandman" on p. [287]. Illustrations of men with wooden legs on p. [159] and p. [181]. Illustrations of poor children on p. [6] and p. [283]. Undated. Date from C.D. Stewart, cited below. Contents Introduction -- Original poems -- Rhymes for the nursery -- Appendix I. Poems omitted from the later editions of 'Original poems' and 'Rhymes for the nursery' -- Appendix II. The wedding among the flowers -- Appendix III. Five pieces from Adelaide O'Keeffe's 'Original poems'. Fifteen pieces from Adelaide O'Keeffe's 'Poems for young children' -- Appendix IV. Four of the original fables at the end of 'Aesop in rhyme' by Jefferys Taylor. A few notes.


London : Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., [1903]

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xl, 410, [1] pages : illustrations (2 color) ; 21 cm


Gift of Christina Duff Stewart


Bedford, F. D, Lucas, E. V. (Edward Verrall), 1868-1938, O'Keeffe, Miss (Adelaide), 1776-1855?, Taylor, Ann, 1782-1866, Taylor, Jefferys, 1792-1853


Lillian H. Smith


Osborne Collection

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